Senior 3d Animator

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - North America

Job Title Senior 3d Animator
Job Category Animator
Job Description Role  

We are seeking Senior Animators to work with our talented team, with employees based in NYC & Montréal (and some fully remote), working on our new action-RPG title. The right candidate for this position will work closely with the Art and Design Directors to establish an iconic, stylized look for the next generation of consoles and PC. You will share our passion for thinking differently about how games can look and feel and possess exceptional ability to communicate and demonstrate new ideas. You will be instrumental in defining a cohesive animated style over the entire project.  

Responsibilities 
  • Create and implement high quality animation via keyframes or refining mocap data, working in close concert with animation and technical directors as well as the gameplay design team.
  • Collaborate with establishing the animation requirements and pipeline.
  • Troubleshoot and solve animation related production issues.
  • Ability to brainstorm and demonstrate new technical ideas and solutions.
  • Participate in critiquing of the project and collaborate on solutions to feedback.

  Qualifications 
  • At least 3 years of game industry experience.
  • You must have excellent foundational skills and a strong understanding of traditional animation techniques.
  • Able to reliably communicate and produce content in a self-disciplined remote work environment.
  • Experience with mocap techniques and packages.
  • Deep understanding of game development process and methodology.
  • Good knowledge of the various components of an animation pipeline, including mocap, skeletal construction and character weighting.
  • Expert knowledge of tools, software and 3rd party solutions.
  • Authorized to work in either the US or Canada.

  Bonus Points 
  • Knowledge of modular and procedural workflows.
  • A deep background in 2d animation and animation production techniques is helpful.
  • Additional experience in storyboarding or cinematography.

  Benefits 
  • Competitive salary.
  • Among Industry leaders in PTO and work life balance.
  • Flexible Work-From-Home options.
  • Comprehensive family health coverage.

    About Us  

Brass Lion Entertainment is an entertainment studio focused on creating original fictional universes that center on Black, Brown, and other traditionally marginalized characters, cultures, and stories.  Brass Lion is a diverse and inclusive environment where creatives of all backgrounds can thrive and bring unique and compelling stories to market – changing the landscape in interactive spaces and beyond. We are currently hard at work on an action RPG with a dope af anime aesthetic for next gen console and PC. We are currently entirely work-from-home during COVID 19, with a mix of a remote and co-located team structure planned when it’s safe to do so. We are headquartered in NYC and Montréal. We’re building a world class team, so even if this role isn’t for you – reach out to us! We want to hear from you.  
Salary
Location Remote, North America
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 15/03/2021
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